About the Daral Iman
Zanzibar University is Private University in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
It opened in 1998 as the first university in Zanzibar and is a private university sponsored by the Darul Iman Charitable Association, an Islamic religious organization in Ontario, Canada.
It is situated in the Tunguu area, in the Central District, some 12 miles (19 km) from Zanzibar Town. The university campus, with a total area of 170 acres out of which 50 acres are for horticulture
Objectives of Daral Iman Charitable Association
(a) To promote the education in the developing countries and regions.
(b) To manage (or run schools), institutions, and conditions.
(c) To share knowledge, and educate people by the means of meetings, conferences, symposiums, exhibitions and lecture publications, respecting community and the receiving countries.
(d) The aim of education will not be limited to one particular country. The less developed countries will be chosen, depending on the Charitable work resources and the response of the receiving countries.
(e) In order to realise these objectives and to create sufficient resources, the Charitable work will develop programs in different countries of the world for donations etc.
(f) To start every activity, including the establishment of works and maintaining the property portfolio in order to generate regular income used for the works activities.
(g) To keep the institution with no political or confessional aspect.
(h) To do any other thing which is comparable with or incidental to the general motive and purpose of the Association whether such thing is mentioned in this constitution or not.
Daral Iman Activities
(a) They are the founder and established Zanzibar University, and so they supervise and fund all the maintenance in the University.
(b) They have provided to more than 700 students with scholarship and loans to study at the University.
(c) They have invested in agriculture and farming to help to support the University.